Not only would I not take a Bavaria
of any age for free, I don't think I would want to be even seen on one. Bavarias are for sailors primarily concerned about how many she sleeps and the low price
I suppose one could use the big savings on the best liferaft
...that's one place NOT to save money
I am of the school
that believes that there are real values to be found in classic plastic yachts. I own two Pearsons and while Pearson's built quality isn't up to a Hinckley, Pearson
at least used quality bronze materials in their seacocks, rudder
construction and their hulls are thick.
I probably spent as much as the purchase price
again on renovating my P36-1, but I have a better, stronger and safer boat than when she was new.
...and she eats Bavarias for lunch.